What is a QR code?
A Quick Response Code, or QR code, is somewhat like a regular barcode you see on everyday items that you buy at the store. Only, instead of a row of vertical lines, it’s a black and white square.
QR codes are meant to be scanned by a mobile phone, and can take you to websites, contact information, calendar events, images, text, maps, and more!
You'll need a QR reader to be able to scan the QR codes you see around the Library and on ocls.info. The following are free QR readers:
BeeTagg Multicode Reader
Use this mobile app to turn your phone's camera into a barcode scanner. Compatible with many different handset manufacturers including Apple, BlackBerry, Motorola, Palm, SonyEricsson, Nokia, Samsung, Siemens, and T-Mobile.
Touted as the first free iPhone app that auto-scans QR codes in real-time, this app makes scanning codes simple. Just point your phone's camera toward the code and before you know it, you've reached your destination.